Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences PGDipHealSc
UC's Health Sciences qualifications give health professionals, non-clinical members of the health workforce and others interested in the health sector or health issues the opportunity to examine critically a range of significant issues in health sciences, and where relevant to improve their professional practice. Many graduates continue to work within their health profession while others work in health-related fields, the social services, or local or central government.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences is an interdisciplinary programme; students complete advanced study in Health Sciences, choosing from courses in over twenty disciplines. Students may either follow a general programme, or focus on a specialisation and receive their qualification endorsed in:
- early intervention
- environment and health
- health behaviour change
- health information management
- men’s health or
- palliative care.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences is a one-year full-time qualification equivalent to Part I of the master’s degree.
Candidates must have completed a relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent health qualification.
One to two years full-time, or equivalent part-time.
For full requirements see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (University Regulations website).
For course advice contact the School of Heath Sciences.